Jennie Matthias didn’t aspire to be a singer; she didn’t know she had the voice for the job. It was an accidental “audition” for a bunch of ex-Bodysnatchers looking to form a new band which led to Jennie becoming the lead singer of a band which would later be known as The Belle Stars. Jennie Mathias is our guest on this episode of Revenge of the 80s Radio
This week on Revenge of the 80s Radio, we play new music from Men Without Hats and Steve Hovingtom plus classics by Kid Creole & the Coconuts, Mi-Sex, Captain Sensible, Bad Manners, The Raincoats and more.
On this episode of Revenge of the 80s Radio, we feature 70s music covers from classic alternative artists including groovy tracks from Strawberry Switchblade, Annabel Lamb, Men Without Hats, Girlschool, Dexy’s, Midge Ure, Love & Rockets and Krisma.
Steve Hovington of B-Movie talks with Chris Cordani about his upcoming solo album, Audience with Myself, due out on March 21, 2022.
Peter Coyle is our guest on this episode of Revenge of the 80s Radio. We talk with the Lotus Eaters’ co-founder about his career, the early days, his influences, solo career and songwriting phiosophy.
We have another New Wave Dance Party this episode of Revenge of the 8s Radio. We play dance tracks, remixes and extended versions of cuts from Visage, Plastic Bertrand, Aneka, ABC, Blancmange and more classic alternative artists
Tony Thomas of Dog Police and the Tony Thomas Trio is our guest on this edition of Revenge of the 80s Radio
David Kendrick, join Chris Cordani this week on Revenge of the 80s Radio.
Plan B Australia has a new album – Hello, Dear Stranger – and that means we have band leader and bassist Peter “Sneaky Pete” Flierl is on Revenge of the 80s Radio to talk about it.
Willie Nile returns to Revenge of the 80s Radio with a new album: The Day the Earth Stood Still, filled with observations during the New York City COVID lockdown, other happenings in 2020 and some good old-fashioned arse-kicking rock and roll.
This week on Revenge of the 80s Radio, Linda Jo Rizzo joins Chris once again with new music, upcoming (government-pending) live shows and a recap of recent online performances.
This week on Revenge of the 80s Radio, we play songs from the first 25 videos ever aired on MTV (mostly in order) and a few others from Day 1 as we look back at the days then the cable channel actually played videos.
Music Business Innovator, Founder of I.R.S. Records and former Manager of The Police Miles Copeland III talks with Chris upon the release of his new book: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back: My Life in the Music Business.
Steve Kilbey talks about his new album, The Hall of Counterfeits, composed and recorded with his band The Winged Heels.
This week on Revenge of the 80s, we play new music from Katrina, The Members, Suzi Quatro, Jon Klages and classics by INXS, The Lounge Lizards, PIL, Stiff Little Fingers and more classic alternative artists
Katrina of Katrina and the Waves is back on with us on this edition of Revenge of the 80s Radio, this time with a new album: Hearts, Loves and Babys. The new creation is reflective and autobiographical in many ways with varied styles among its tracks from the classic Katrina to some power ballads, a bit of Celtic and early jazz.
Jon Klages talks with Chris about his new album, Fabulous Twilight. The collection is something of a nod and tribute to his grandfather, the legendary musician/bandleader/producer Enoch Light, who was an innovator all-around in the industry.
This week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio is a New Wave Dance Party with club cuts and extended remixes from Haircut 100, Strawberry Switchblade, Spear of Destiny, Love & Rockets, Blondie, Fancy and a new one from Linda Jo Rizzo
we pay tribute to Carmine Capobianco, the star of several horror/slasher/sci-fi movies including Psychos In Love, Galactic Gigolo and Cemetery High. Carmine passed away on January 9th after a long battle with cancer.
This week, we play DAY songs: tracks featuring days of the week, holidays, special days or any kind of day. Music includes tracks from The Undertones, New Order, Hazel Oâ€™Connor, Rose McDowall, Midnight Oil and more.
This week on Revenge of the 80s Radio, we have a new wave dance party with two hours of music to keep us all moving. We feature tracks and remixes from The Art of Noise, Alphaville, New Order, Linda Jo Rizzo, Ivan Doroschuk and many more.
Midge Ure is back on with Chris. As governments continue their COVID-related shutdowns, Midge established his new Backstage Lockdown Club.
Peter Flierl of Plan B is back on with us. The band released a new maxi-single, which will be part of an album in the works. Peter also talks about Plan B’s post-COVID shutdown plans and an upcoming video shoot/performance at a drive-in theater.
The 80s are back – and with a Claymore! On this week’s Revenge of the 80s Radio, we play music from Scottish artists of the classic alternative era including Rose McDowall, Orange Juice, Big Country, Fish, The Armoury Show, The Associates and many more.
Cidny Bullens talks with Chris upon the release of his first album as Cidny: Walkin’ Through This World
Toni Basil talks with Chris about her Zoom online dance classes. Yes, you can learn 60s-era dance moves from Basil, who Quentin Tarrantino calls “The Goddess of Go-Go,
we play songs from the classic alternative era with numbers in the title. From zero to one million, we play numerically-oriented tracks from Hazel Oâ€™Connor, The Professionals, X, Strawberry Switchblade, Splodgenessabounds, Dexyâ€™s Midnight Runners and many more
Jack Hues talks with Chris about hs upcoming new album, Primitif, and the newest Wang Chung album, Orchestral.
Steven Jones and Man Parrish are back on with us. They will talk about their new collection: The Art of Pop
This week on Revenge of the 80s Radio, Midge Ure is back to talk about his upcoming North American tour, the recent 1980 tour through Europe and his new CD collection: Soundtrack 1978-2019. We also play tracks from The Stranglers, Madness, The Saints, The Pogues and more.